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FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn gestures during a news conference in Medford, Mass. Wynn won a battle in a legal fight about whether Nevada gambling regulators can fine him over allegations of workplace sexual misconduct even though he no longer is licensed or involved in the gambling industry. A Wynn attorney declined Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, to comment about a state court judge's finding that because Wynn has no ties to the casino business, the state Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board have no jurisdiction over him. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Steve Wynn wins round in legal fight with Nevada regulators

Nov. 23, 2020 7:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn won a battle in a legal fight about whether Nevada gambling regulators can discipline or fine him over allegations of workplace sexual misconduct even though he no longer is licensed or involved in the gambling industry. Wynn attorney Colby Williams...

Hearing delayed on Nevada GOP candidate's bid for new vote

Nov. 23, 2020 2:35 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court hearing was postponed Monday in Nevada on a bid by a Republican congressional candidate for a re-do of the Nov. 3 election that he lost to an incumbent Las Vegas-area Democrat. Clark County District Court Judge Gloria Sturman agreed to let the case be reassigned after a lawyer...

Pedestrian dies after being hit in Las Vegas intersection

Nov. 23, 2020 11:00 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a person was struck and killed while jay-walking, making for nearly 90 traffic=related deaths in the city so far this year. Authorities say the collision occurred just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday near Durango Drive and Flamingo Road. According to a witness and other...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Carr's superb effort for Raiders not enough to top Mahomes

Nov. 23, 2020 1:54 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After Derek Carr led the Raiders to the brink of another victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden described his quarterback as “almost flawless.” That's almost good enough to beat Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, but not quite....

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes hits Kelce in last minute, Chiefs edge Raiders 35-31

Nov. 23, 2020 1:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even after Jason Witten's touchdown put the Las Vegas Raiders ahead with 1:43 to play, the mood on the Kansas City Chiefs' sideline was calm and cool. Not much can stop the Super Bowl champs lately. Not when they have the quarterback who makes everything go. “We’ve got...

Raiders RT Sam Young, Chiefs WR Watkins among inactives

Nov. 22, 2020 7:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Right tackle Sam Young is inactive for the Las Vegas Raiders in their AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Both teams have shuffled their rosters extensively in the past week due to injuries and COVID-19 concerns, putting both rivals in flux before the rematch of...

Homes are seen in Caliente, Nev., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Lincoln County is among the rural pockets nationwide and in Nevada seeing COVID-19 straining limited medical resources. (Wade Vandervort/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Sprawling rural Nevada county sees surge in COVID-19 cases

Nov. 22, 2020 1:10 PM EST

CALIENTE, Nev. (AP) — Penny McCracken battled fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome for most of the past 40 years. The 82-year-old resident of rural Panaca, a nearly three-hour drive from Las Vegas, is largely homebound and has battled pneumonia six times in the past 13 years. So when she felt...

Man accused in fatal stabbing case is extradited to Nevada

Nov. 22, 2020 10:13 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old man accused in a fatal stabbing in Las Vegas and then posting to Snapchat with the victim’s property has been extradited to Nevada’s Clark County, authorities said. Las Vegas Metro Police said 23-year-old Nile Herrington was arrested Nov. 2 north of Austin,...

Vegas police: Suspect in car wash killing found dead in home

Nov. 21, 2020 7:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man suspected in the killing of a man gunned down at a car wash on Tuesday was found dead from a self-inflicted wound in a home after police called on him to surrender, the police department said Saturday. Detectives found the man's body Friday after another person came out of the house...

People dressed as showgirls stand along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada's limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nevada facing double-bind of rising cases, limping economy

Nov. 21, 2020 3:30 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada's limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas. The pandemic has put...